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This list last updated Thursday, August 22, 2019

AUGUST
  • August 9, 2019, Department letter responding to the Board letter of June 12, 2019, regarding DNFSB access to all phases of the Nuclear Explosives Safety Study Group process. [PDF]
  • August 5, 2019, Board letter granting the 45-day extension for DOE to provide the response for Recommendation 2019-2, Safety of the Savannah River Site Tritium Facilities. [PDF]
JULY
  • July 31, 2019, Department letter requesting a 45-day extension to provide the response for Recommendation 2019-2, Safety of the Savannah River Site Tritium Facilities. [PDF]
  • July 30, 2019, Board letter closing Recommendation 2011-1, Safety Culture at the WTP, and providing its report, "Effectiveness of Actions to Improve WTP Safety Culture" for DOE’s consideration. [PDF]
  • July 29, 2019, Department letter communicating a 3-year delay for completing the implementation of Design/Operational Improvements 2 and 3 for the 242-A Evaporator facility at Hanford. [PDF]
  • July 25, 2019, Board letter transmitting the results of its review of the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12) Criticality Safety Program. [PDF]
  • July 24, 2019, Department letter responding to the Board letter of June 5, 2019, requesting information related to the Y-12 Criticality Safety Program. [PDF]
  • July 16, 2019, Department letter transmitting the Implementation Plan for Board Recommendation 2019-1, Uncontrolled Hazard Scenarios and 10 CFR 830 Implementation at the Pantex Plant. [PDF]
  • July 2, 2019, Board letter transmitting the results of its review of the Hanford Site electrical infrastructure and systems for DOE’s use and information. [PDF]
  • July 2, 2019, Board letter thanking the DOE panelists for participating in the Board’s public hearing on June 20, 2019. [PDF]
JUNE
  • June 12, 2019, Board letter establishing a 30-day reporting requirement for a report if the Secretary has reached a determination to deny access to all phases of the nuclear explosive safety (NES) study process. [PDF]
  • June 11, 2019, Board letter forwarding Recommendation 2019-2, Safety of the Savannah River Site Tritium Facilities. [PDF]
  • June 5, 2019, Board letter documenting the results of its review of STD-1158-2010, Self-Assessment Standard for DOE Contractor Criticality Safety Programs. [PDF]
  • June 5, 2019, Board letter establishing a 30-day reporting requirement for DOE to provide information regarding the Y-12 Complex criticality safety program. [PDF]
  • June 5, 2019, Board letter inviting Under Secretary Dabbar to provide opening remarks at the DNFSB public hearing to discuss the safety of waste processing and storage at defense nuclear facilities, scheduled for June 20, 2019. [PDF]
MAY
  • May 22, 2019, Board letter documenting the resolution of safety issues in the revised safety basis for the LANL Radioassay and Nondestructive Testing (RANT) Facility. [PDF]
  • May 17, 2019, Board letter requesting DOE to inform the Board by May 22, 2019, of a preferred date any time from June 3 through June 24 of 2019 on which witnesses listed in the enclosure will participate in the public hearing focused on the Department of Energy's Safety Management of Waste Storage and Processing in the Defense Nuclear Facilities Complex. [PDF]
  • May 15, 2019, Department letter documenting resolution of DNFSB concerns related to control of pulse-jet mixers at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. [PDF]
  • May 9, 2019, Board letter responding to DOE’s letter dated October 24, 2018, regarding three open Board issues related to the High Level Waste (HLW) Facility at Hanford's Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, and providing the Staff Report on the HLW Facility technical issues for DOE’s information and use during the design process. [PDF]
  • May 7, 2019, Department letter responding to the Board letter of March 12, 2019, regarding the waste drums over-pressurization at the Idaho National Laboratory Site. [PDF]
APRIL
  • April 22, 2019, Board letters (7) inviting DOE participants to its public hearing to discuss the safety of waste processing and storage at defense nuclear facilities. The public hearing is being scheduled for May 22, 2019, at the Board's Washington, DC, headquarters. [PDF]
  • April 16, 2019, Department letter accepting Recommendation 2019-1, Uncontrolled Hazard Scenarios and 10 CFR 830 Implementation at the Pantex Plant. [PDF]
  • April 1, 2019, DNFSB Twenty-Ninth Annual Report to Congress for Calendar Year 2018. [PDF]
MARCH
  • March 21, 2019, Board letter documenting concerns regarding seismic hazards for the Device Assembly Facility at the Nevada National Security Site for DOE’s information and consideration. [PDF]
  • March 12, 2019, Board letter establishing a 45-day reporting requirement for a response and briefing, including analysis or supporting data, to questions regarding the waste drums over-pressurization at the Idaho National Laboratory. [PDF]
FEBRUARY
  • February 27, 2019, Board letter requesting that DOE provide a briefing to the Board regarding the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU) facility at Idaho Cleanup Project. [PDF]
  • February 20, 2019, Board letter forwarding Recommendation 2019-1, Uncontrolled Hazard Scenarios and 10 CFR 830 Implementation at the Pantex Plant. [PDF]
  • February 6, 2019, Board letter closing DNFSB Recommendation 2015-1, Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Pantex Plant. [PDF]
  • February 6, 2019, Board letter establishing a 30-day reporting requirement for a briefing regarding the Nuclear Criticality Safety Program at the Y-12 National Security Complex, to include overall performance and recent reportable occurrences. [PDF]
JANUARY
  • January 25, 2019, Department letter transmitting the 2018 Annual Criticality Safety Metrics Report. [PDF]
  • January 18, 2019, Board letters (4) confirming DOE participants in the February 21, 2019, public hearing on the implementation of DOE Order 140.1, Interface with the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, at DOE sites located in New Mexico.  [PDF]